In The Know

VP Harris Lists Westlight Condo at $1.995 M

April 7, 2021

Now that Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff have moved into the official residence of the vice president at the Naval Observatory, they’ve listed their DC condo at $1.995 million.

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According to Bright MLS, the 1,731-square-foot Westlight condo at 24th Street NW in West End includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms (with teak shower floors) and a den.

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The chef’s kitchen includes Thermador and Bosch appliances, custom island and Italian cabinetry. Parking and storage space are included in the sale. 

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The Westlight also features a rooftop grilling terrace, private club room, fitness center and a 25-meter heated pool on its rooftop.

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Harris paid $1.775 million for the apartment in 2017, according to property records.


Read more at Washington Business Journal here.

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Fairmont's Easter Cookies Decorating Baskets To-Go

March 3, 2021

Just in time for Easter, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is offering Easter Cookie Decorating Baskets To-Go with a percentage of the proceeds benefitting Horton’s Kids*.


Take home your own Easter fun from the Fairmont, and be entered to win prizes for the most creative Easter outfit or mask, while giving back to our community.


Executive Pastry Chef A.J. Thalakkat has been working hard to create scrumptiously magical fun for all ages.


Each Easter Cookie Decorating Basket Contains:

-6 Decorated Brown Butter and Honey Shortbread Cookies – for inspiration

(Decorated by Chef Thalakkat - ready to munch on)

-12 Frosted Brown Butter and Honey Shortbread Cookies - to decorate

-4 Pastry Piping Bags with Green, Pink, Purple and Yellow Frosting and Assorted Sprinkles

-6 Easter Eggs, 3 Contain Chocolate and 3 Contain Little Toys


Easter Cookie Decorating Baskets are $43 each plus tax. Orders must be placed by Monday, March 29th at 12 noon. 


To order, please email the hotel directly or eventbrite

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Tudor Nights: A Most Awful and Lamentable Tragedy Feb. 25

February 1, 2021

While observing the power of a new cannon called the “Peacemaker” aboard the naval vessel USS Princeton, Commodore Beverley Kennon, husband of Tudor Place’s Britannia Wellington Peter Kennon, was killed by an explosion of the weapon. The event was a national tragedy and left Britannia a widow with a young child. She returned to live with her mother at Tudor Place, where she remained for most of the remainder of her life.


This February marks 177 years since this horrific event. In commemoration, Executive Director Mark Hudson will share the story of the Kennons, the Commodore’s naval career, and details of the ill-fated voyage of the Princeton on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm.


Tudor Nights is an exclusive opportunity to see rarely displayed objects and ephemera from the Tudor Place Collection & Archive.

You will be sent a link to ZOOM with instructions, meeting ID and password via email one day before the event.

  • Members Only: Free as a member benefit.
    (Your membership must be current at the time of the event.)
  • Not a member yet? Sign up here today for this and other benefits.

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